02Aug/17

‘Heart transplant has let my daughter lead a normal life’ – Aberdeen Evening Express


Aberdeen Evening Express
‘Heart transplant has let my daughter lead a normal life’
Aberdeen Evening Express
The transplant doesn’t make you perfect, but without having the surgery she would have died within a week of birth.” Sarah hopes to raise awareness of the importance of organ donation, after a family made an incredibly brave decision to donate their

01Aug/17

Many transplant candidates may benefit from diabetic donor kidneys – NephrologyNews.com


NephrologyNews.com
Many transplant candidates may benefit from diabetic donor kidneys
NephrologyNews.com
In an accompanying editorial, Richard Formica Jr., MD from Yale University School of Medicine noted that the study provides important data to support the use of deceased donor kidneys that are likely to be discarded. “However, as important as this

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01Aug/17

Another medal for James, at British Transplant Games – A Kilcullen Diary (blog)


A Kilcullen Diary (blog)
Another medal for James, at British Transplant Games
A Kilcullen Diary (blog)
James, who last week celebrated the 30th anniversary of his own kidney transplant from his sister Catherine, described it as a great event to promote organ donor awareness ‘and all the incredible life saving stories that prove organ donation is hugely …

30Jul/17

Kidney transplant recipient Carlo Muscatello shares his story for 2017 DonateLife Week – Blacktown Sun


Blacktown Sun
Kidney transplant recipient Carlo Muscatello shares his story for 2017 DonateLife Week
Blacktown Sun
“I still think about the donor and what it meant for him to say yes.” Six years after a kidney transplant saved his life, Carlo Muscatello is encouraging people to talk to their loved ones about organ donation. The Kings Langley resident said his “life

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29Jul/17

Specialist bats for more campaigns on organ transplantation – Gulf Today

Specialist bats for more campaigns on organ transplantation
Gulf Today
“In the Middle East, except for a few centres in Saudi Arabia and Egypt, deceased donor organ donations occur rarely.” On safe organ donation for both the donor and the beneficiary, Raja said: “Appropriate selection of donors for living donor liver

26Jul/17

Woman who had two kidney transplants set to compete at Games – Aberdeen Evening Express


Aberdeen Evening Express
Woman who had two kidney transplants set to compete at Games
Aberdeen Evening Express
The aim of the games is to raise awareness of the need for more people to join the NHS Organ Donation Register. … She then had to have haemodialysis, three times a week, for four years until she had her second transplant last year. Kate said: “My

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26Jul/17

AP Interview: China to lead in organ transplants by 2020 – ABC News


ABC News
AP Interview: China to lead in organ transplants by 2020
ABC News
FILE – In this Wednesday, May 15, 2013, file photo, 28 year old Fang Hui shows off the scar from a living donor organ transplant operation where she received a portion of her sister’s liver, at a hospital in Hangzhou in eastern China’s Zhejiang province.

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25Jul/17

Indore: 6000 patients die every day in India for want of organ transplant: Dr Jain – Free Press Journal


Free Press Journal
Indore: 6000 patients die every day in India for want of organ transplant: Dr Jain
Free Press Journal
… on ‘Importance of Organ Donation‘ organised at Indian Institute of Management Indore. The workshop was organised by a team of doctors from CHRC with the support of Indore Society of Organ Donation in order to clarify the myths related to organ